Bitcoin Is Venice: Bitcoin Will Make Us Think Long Term, Whether We Want To Or Not

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The achievements of civilization are made through proof of work, and Bitcoin forces us to continue making progress. Get the full book now in Bitcoin Magazine’s store. This article is part of a series of adapted excerpts from “Bitcoin Is Venice” by Allen Farrington and Sacha Meyers, which is available for purchase on Bitcoin Magazine’s … Read more

Bitcoin’s ‘Difficult’ Past: Exponential Network Growth Powered By Perfect Competition

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Reviewing the difficulty changes in Bitcoin’s history demonstrates that the practice of mining is near-perfectly competitive and is becoming increasingly so. As of the date of this writing, block 737,000, Bitcoin is almost two-thirds into its 366th difficulty epoch. A difficulty epoch is a period in which 2,016 blocks are added to Bitcoin’s ledger, ideally … Read more

How Bitcoin Can Unlock The Energy Of The Ocean For 1 Billion People

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Bitcoin can breathe new life into Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC), a 150-year old renewable technology stymied by economies of scale. Bitcoin has the potential to help unlock between 2 to 4 terawatts of clean, continuous and year-round baseload power — for one billion people — by harnessing the thermal energy of the oceans. The … Read more

Bitcoin Pizza Day: P2P Digital Cash Actualized 12 Years Ago

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While many like to use Bitcoin Pizza Day as a meme, it actualized Satoshi Nakamoto’s goal with their invention: digital money without intermediaries. Bitcoin Pizza Day is likely the famous remembrance day of Bitcoin’s history. It alludes to the day when BTC was first used to purchase a real-world product, on May 22, 2010. The … Read more

Bitcoin Pizza Day: P2P Digital Cash Actualized 12 Years Ago

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While many like to use Bitcoin Pizza Day as a meme, it actualized Satoshi Nakamoto’s goal with their invention: digital money without intermediaries. Bitcoin Pizza Day is likely the famous remembrance day of Bitcoin’s history. It alludes to the day when BTC was first used to purchase a real-world product, on May 22, 2010. The … Read more

What Is BIP 119 And Why Did It Fuel Such Heated Discussions In Bitcoin?

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Explaining the controversy around Bitcoin’s BIP 119 (CTV) proposal and debunking some myths that in part fueled it. It’s been hard to ignore the discussion around CheckTemplateVerify (CTV) over the past few weeks as it has apparently been generating a divide in the Bitcoin community with developers, users and companies taking sides on whether the … Read more

Why We Can’t Trust Bitcoin Mining Hash Rate Data From China

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The changing proportion of Bitcoin network hash rate emanating from China can be explained by the inherent flaws in how this data is collected. China has “re-emerged” as a major bitcoin mining hub in 2022, representing more than 20% of the Bitcoin network’s hash rate, according to new data from Cambridge’s Centre for Alternative Finance … Read more

Bitcoiner Jobs Wants To Get You Working Full Time In Bitcoin

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A new service is aiming to bridge the gap between employees who want to find work in the Bitcoin industry and employers at Bitcoin companies. We spoke with the two people who are part of the team behind the popular website, Bitcoiner Jobs, geared toward the orange-pilled workforce. Nathan Dennis and Cory Klippsten cocreated Bitcoiner … Read more

Bitcoin Is Venice: Soil And Yield

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Damage to our soil and ongoing misguided environmentalism are symptomatic of fiat’s shortsightedness. Bitcoin offers a chance for Renaissance. Get the full book now in Bitcoin Magazine’s store. This article is part of a series of adapted excerpts from “Bitcoin Is Venice” by Allen Farrington and Sacha Meyers, which is available for purchase on Bitcoin … Read more

How To Lock And Protect Away Secret Files With GNU Privacy Guard

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Users can take advantage of the cryptographic protection offered by GPG to secure files and data that they want to keep well under wraps. In this guide, I will explain the options at your disposal for encrypting files using open-source software on a Linux, Mac, or Windows computer. You can then transport this digital information … Read more